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u. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >> tucker: education the key to success in american life, everybody knows that after decades of reforms, what have we learned? good evening i'm tucker carlson this is fox news reporting. according to the education department since 1980 we've spent more than a trillion on public schools. the u.s.doesn't make the world's top 10 for literacy in 2009 fox news dove into textbooks asking if you know what your children were reading? this time a snapshot of american education to tell you what is going on in schools. what is being tried, jammed, what the final grade is likely to be. america's ultimate natural resource is its children. when it comes to education from the elementary level to college, this nation finds itself at a turning point. >> the president: we not the countries will out compete us tomorrow. >> we are all being intimidated, being put through hell. >> those who need this plan to remain here to be held accountable for what happens. >> i spent $130 for my french book, when i sold it back i only got $40. >> we can jus
in the morning. it is at night. 11:09, right, tucker? >> yes. >> yes. in some ways, it is meaningless because tomorrow -- >> it will be hotter. >> right. it is crazy. let's start with the current temperatures around the region. these just updated. however, it is still 58 degrees here in washington so no change there. but it is 61 in annapolis. check out these temperatures, man. what a variety. variety is the spice of life. 49degrees in baltimore. 46 in gaithersburg. 52 in culpeper. 52 in cambridge. no other 60s there. 53 in quantico. we are all over the place. generally seeking the main theme here, it is a cool start to the day. satellite-radar composite for the region, nothing to see. we are cloud-free. it's clear morning and it will indeed be a clear day today. one of the reasons our temperatures are so cool is because there is no cloud cover to hold in any of the heat that we got yesterday. a lot of radiational cooling going on. take a look at the surface map. we'll show you how things will develop during the course of the day today. very nice. we'll use some technical weather terms here.
's head over to tucker barnes. he has the latest on earl and what we can expect here, too. >> good morning. losing steam, earl is, but still a major storm as it pushes to the north and east. category 2. gusts to about 115. let's show it to you. it continues to track to the north, northeast about 18 miles per hour. here is the good news. the eye of the hurricane never crossed any land areas. the worst is out to see. you can see the cloud covers and the rain showers pushing back on coastal communities. impressive sight here. it will generally be out of here by later this afternoon. after a cloudy start in washington, we should have sunshine this afternoon, partly sunny and highs about 90. let's go to hd radar. i mentioned showers close to town. ocean city is getting rain and across the bay, east of richmond, fredricksburg light sprinkles and southern maryland. can't rule out the possibility of bands of showers moving in during the morning hours. then as earl continues to push out to sea, it will quiet down here. temperatures, we are warm. 78 degrees. winds are out of the north and east at 6
. >> and i'm allison seymour. we are happy you are with us. tucker barnes is in for tony with the latest on this day. and you're scaring me with word of a deluge tomorrow. >> we're comfortable now. temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. we'll start with the satellite and look at that. our motion from south to north, waking up with cloud cover. might be a few rays of sunshine as you head out of the door and the clouds will increase and it looks like we have heavy rain in store. not so much today. i think the evening commute is okay, but into the nighttime and during the daytime tomorrow, a lot of heavy rain around as we have prop cal moisture to the south which is being pulled to the north. at this point we have a flash flood watch for later tonight and into the daytime on thursday. we're talking about the potential for several inches of rain. so the entire viewing area under a flash flood watch. it's not just the washington area. most of the mid-atlantic, right into southern new england under the flood watch. right now nice start. 61 at reagan national. 62 in frederick. 60 in fredericksber
. straight up 7:00 and tony perkins is on the desk with you and a very busy man today, both he and tucker. what is going on, tony? >> we continue to see moderate to heavy rainfall move through the area. we have a variety of warnings and watches in effect at this time. i'll let you know first of all that the tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland has been taken down now. it's been allowed to expire. that tornado warning that was in effect for portions of maryland. now let's look at hd radar and we'll show you where the heavy precipitation is as we speak. and as we've been seeing all morning long, with few exceptions, the heaviest rain is to the east. east of the district, along eastern portions of the beltway, through prince george's county, into anne arundel county. and here we go again for annapolis. they were getting some moderate rainfall but heavy rainfall coming down. down in diehl we're getting heavy rain. largo, kettering area, and clinton, maryland as well. all of the rain tracking from the south to the north and embedded in these areas of heavy rain are some
washington. we said this would happen and sticking true to tucker's forecast, it is monday morning september 13th, 7:00. good morning and thanks for being with us, i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. a lot of redskins fans will be going on little sleep this morning after a nail-biting win against the cowboys. it came down to the final play. it looked like things were tied up with no time on the clock. but hold on. there was a holding penalty on dallas. the play was wiped out and the redskins were handed a victory. i don't like how that sounds -- handed a victory. the guy shouldn't have pulled him like that. dave ross will join us coming up in just a few minutes. >> we'll take the victory. >> exactly. >>> a lot of people sleepy eyed because of the game. >> and the vma's. >> a lot of people will enjoy that. >>> tucker that looked ominous with the fog rolling in. >> visibility less than a quarter mile. we have a dense fog advisory to the west until 9:00 this morning. i'll show you the maps and we'll talk about a nice looking monday. as
ahead, far left column ists tucker throws down the race card and blames anti-obama sentiment in america on whites fear ago loss of power. it's on tape and we have got it for you. then the dnc chairman says democratic candidates have to stop distancing themselves from obama, pelosi, and reid this november. and be proud of their party. but is this a good strategy? we'll ask two pollsters coming up. >> in the impact segment tonight, some folks on the far left are blaming white people for the angst in america. here is what columnist cynthia tucker said on nbc this weekend. >> we haven't talked about the elephant in the room, and i don't mean the republicans. race. changing demographics. feerp of a white minority. obama's election has suddenly made many white americans aware of the loss of a white majority. that's what this crazy summer has been all about. anti-mosque construction, anti-immigrant ravings. >> jing us now from los angeles to discuss why ms. tucker is playing the race card dr. mark sawyer a political science professor at ucla and from washington, dr. chris metzler, who is a geo
, tucker, specifically being asked to predict the future as far as weather goes. >> that is always a tough one. >> he is very good at it. he is very good at it. another fox 5 flashback. >> eventually but not today. >> this may be the flashback. >> this will be the flashback. >> let's check in with julie wright and find out what is happening if the world of traffic. a little different story than yesterday when we had no traffic. >> that is because everybody was still enjoying the rays out at the beach. now everybody is back home heading you out to the school and work and we have delays just about everywhere. our usual interstates now jammed up with accident activity and delays. you are traveling inbound along 66 approaching 29 at centreville, the accident activity now confined to the shuled we are a backup leaving business 234. slow traffic from 28 headed eastbound towards 50 fair oaks and traffic slows again at nutley street. northbound i-95 near route one in woodbridge, we had reports of a brushfire. that is under control at this point. you will fine rubbernecking delays passing the scene
chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. let's check in with tucker barns who has more on earl. timing is certainly bad for a lot of folks. >> it looks like during the day on friday, and the hurricane watch has been extended to include the virginia coastline. the storm has weakened. but let's go to vipir. first a quick look at hurricane watch. surf city, north carolina to paramour island, virginia, under a hurricane watch. don't be surprised if this doesn't get extended up into new jersey this afternoon. now to vipir. let's take a look the at storm -- at the storm, maximum winds 125, gusts over 140 and charging off to the north and west at 16 miles per hour. likely to keep this intensity as it approaching the carolina coastline overnight thursday and into friday morning and then charge up the coast during the day on friday. so watch this carefully over the next couple of days. locally we're doing fine. today is going to be another hot, sunny day with afternoon high temperatures back into the 90s. currently we're 76 degrees at reagan national. humidity 65%. winds shifting later out of t
dhindsa. let's get a check of our forecast from tucker barnes. >> we do have the potential for record temperatures today for our friday. temperature right now, 74 degrees at reagan national. baltimore is 716789 ocean city, 73 degrees n fredericksburg, we're # 9. in winchester, we're 70. starting the day on the mild side. i did mention the fog. out to the east, route 50, prince george's county, parts of howard county, we are getting some pretty good fog. might want to take a few extra minutes on your way to work. other than that, generally clear conditions. just hot today. our high temperatures will soar into the mid-90s. so remember our record for the day, 94. this is not typical of this time of year. lots of sunshine, hot and humid your afternoon high. changes tonight, cooler temperatures for the weekend. i'll have details on that coming up for you in just a minute. >> perfect. time now for a look at our top stories. firefighters are back on the scene of a devastating fire in manassas. three homes were reduced to rubble along tillot loop. the massive inferno leaving behind nothing bu
stories. first, we want to check our weather. tucker is in with that and when you step outside today, the sweet sound of rain. >> lots of rain in forecast. could be some flooding issues as we get into the nighttime hours tonight and tomorrow. you can see we've got rain in the forecast. there you go. satellite-radar showing you lots of showers, lots of clouds across the area. cool temperatures. we are only in the mid-60s right now. that will be the theme around here today as we watch an area of low pressure pass very slowly to our west. we could see some localized thunderstorm activity and some very heavy rain at least during portions of the day here as we get into the afternoon hours. looking at temperatures, we are on the cool side. 64 at reagan national. patuxent naval air station is 69 degrees. our forecast, cool and cloud you. rain, perhaps thunderstorms, heavy at times. we're expecting several inches of rain before all is said and done. more details on the forecast coming up in just a minute. >>> montgomery county police are looking for the driver in a hit and run saturday night
day. >> thank you, tucker. >> there is a flag down at the 20-yard line. >> that is how the game ended last night. redskins beat the cowboys in the opener after a holding penalty. there was of a touchdown that would have set up the winning extra point attempt to dallas. the score was 13-7. more coming up throughout the morning. timothy mcveigh ross will join us for monday morning quarterback beginning in our next hour. >>> just one day left in the race for the d.c. mayor's office. while the candidates stump for votes, there is controversial swirling over claims that some early voters were promised gift cards. this hidden camera video was september to us by a fenty supporter. if you take a look, right there it is. this morning, the washington post reports that cora masters barry is claiming responsibility for the effort. both candidates deny any involvement and barry tells the post it was just an effort to push early voting and was not in support of either candidate. >>> investigators looking into last week's massive gas explosion in california are analyzing the damaged pipeline. they a
have any rain from the forecast. let's go straight over to tucker to find out how the weather is looking on this midweek. >> hi, gurvir. >> hi, tucker. >> here comes the camera. it was hot yesterday, 94 degrees at reagan national. no fooling around with the heat. a little cooler today as a cold front comes through and we'll get a little breezy out there as well with winds out of the west gusting to about 25 miles per hour. let's get to it. 76 at reagan national. 73 currently in ocean city so look at all the 70s out there. very mild start to the day. cold front just out to the west and that will start moving in as we get into the afternoon hours. some cloud cover i think to start the day. most of the shower activity will stay to the south and to the north. kind of getting split here. there is your front. can you see it there just to the west. as that moves through, our temperatures won't cool down much today. the real cold, cool air gets in here later tonight. early clouds, afternoon sun as that frontal system gets east of us. winds out of the west 15 to 20. high temperature, 8
cynthia tucker who i've never met her but she hates me and by extension, miller, she would hate you because you and i are friends. that's the way i look at it. if cynthia tucker hates me, she hates bernie and she hates everybody on the program. now, she used to be the editor -- the chief editorial writer or something of the atlanta constitution, they got so embarrassed by the woman that they booted her out of there but she's still at it -- everything is a race deal. here's the latest from miss tucker. roll the tape. >> we haven't talked about the elephant in the room and i don't mean the republicans. race. changing demographics. seer of a white minority. obama's election has suddenly made many white americans aware of the loss of a white majority. that's what this crazy summer has been all about. anti-mosque construction. anti-immigrant ravings. >> so we're afraid. >> you see, did you see that nora? her entire precarious perch in show business is predicated on knotting when anybody says anything crazy about race. that's it right there. that's the only gravity she has in the busine
. >> thank you for being here. now to tucker and allison. >>> breaking news in the weather department. >> we have a tornado warning. let's get right to it. hd radar indicating a possible tornado. this just indicated by the national weather service near st. michaels by 9:20 this morning, severe thunderstorms centered near oxford as this system is pushing off to the north at 45 miles per hour you can see the counties in red under a tornado warning until 9:45 this morning, that includes carolina county, queen county and centreville under a tornado warning until 9:45. again a very intense band of thunderstorms. the particular storm we are concerned with is just to the north of oxford. you can see the dark very intense reds to the west of easton. that is indicating a possible tornado races off to the north. we have a tornado warning for these counties until 9:45 and it will take a while to get the energy out of here. here in washington, no concerns with tornadoes or any severe weather. this is across the bay over the next 45 minutes or so. >> thanks, tucker. >> i'll give you an update in a minute
the latest from tucker when fox 5 morning news continues.  how would i make school field trips to the zoo! more basketballs. soccer balls. and a museum! [ growls ] more basketballs. soccer balls! more books. yeah. like just a ton of books. [ girl ] and books about soft things. soft and slimy. [ female announcer ] now clip double box tops for education. from totino's pizza rolls and party pizzas. and make their school a better place. >>> hurricane earl barreled right through the caribbean. the storm for you downgrade a bit from a category four hurricane to a category three hurricane. it knocked down trees and power lines all over the island of st. thomas and the individual inislands. the vacs started on the mainland in north carolina just about an hour ago. thousands of tourists have been ordered to leave okracoke island. virginia governor bob mcdonnell is expected to declare a state of emergency. >>> we are live in ocean city beginning tonight on fox 5 news at 5:00. our live team coverage continues tomorrow on fox 5 morning news. i guess governor mcdonnell just planning ahead because virg
a nice little warm-up. >>> time now for ask the weather guys. tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions, weather-related or otherwise. today's questions comes from 14- year-old chris in stafford, virginia. he asks, although it could be a woman, a girl. so he or she asks, i notice that once igor developed an eye t stayed if a while and then closed up again. i also observed this in hurricane danielle and hurricane earl. why does this happen? is there a name for it? also, whenever a hurricane is fully developed, i notice what likes feather is on the outside of the storm. why do hurricanes do this? good questions, chris. someone would is very observe and. all right. we'll talk about the eye wall first. very observant. yes, these eye walls, especially with the bigger hurricanes, in fact, primarily with the bigger hurricanes, they drop, you see them and they break down and then a new one develops. this is called the eye wall replacement cycle. tucker knows a lot about this as well. this is something -- tucker, i'm correct in saying this occurs m
question, because the season is over. do you know for a fact tucker we don't? tucker thinks it's over. >> in other words we don't know. we'll find out. >> see who is looking out for all the ice cream fans? >> our sales department call us. >> send some in and we'll debate it. >> we'll discuss while we eat. >> on the roads you will find lanes are open. we are dealing with the fog this morning. it's looking better right here at university boulevard. no incidents to report as you continue to work toward georgia avenue. southbound 95 incident 198 clear to the shoulder. 270 south at falls road dealing with that crash blocking the left lane because it occurred in the local lane. main lines congested out germantown. 395 duke street to seminary road,. downtown, in southeast washington branch avenue shut down between randall circle and pennsylvania avenue. apparently there was a carjacking that took place earlier this morning. there was a police chase as a result of that and now there is ongoing investigation. so again branch avenue closed off between randall circle and pennsylvania avenue. thi
. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. we say good morning to tucker barnes. >> hot and steamy, that is the forecast. good morning, everybody. we have showers and thunderstorms moving through overnight. morning fog and then a mostly sunny afternoon. but it will be on the hot side once again later this afternoon. currently 71 degrees at reagan national. mild conditions as you start your morning. 67 in baltimore. 67 in winchester. ocean city, maryland, 70 degrees. showers and thunderstorms that rolled through last night have pushed off the coast and in its wake here, as i mentioned, a little morning fog and clouds off to the north and west. i don't think that will amount to much. maybe a couple of sprinkles near the pennsylvania border. unseasonably warm, our high temperature is well above average. back in the low to mid-90s. so a couple of hot days here before we get a weekend cooldown. here is your forecast. and a lot of sunshine by the afternoon and high temperatures back into the low 90s, so a lot of water if you are working outdoors. high temperature about
weather with tucker barnes. ar >> that's neright. ig and earl intensified, gusts now to 170, impressive-looking hurricane. tracking off to the north, northwest currently at about 18t miles per hour. it looks ulike it still has a date with the outer banks after midnight tonight where we now have hurricane warnings. it's nonithe red you see on th hd radar. ad and then it will race up the coast. co we've extended the tropical as storm watches to canada. an so this will be a major event taking shape during the daytime hours tomorrow ytias it tracks to the north and east. want to show you something very impressive. look at the wave hights hi underneath the center of that t storm. they are approaching 37 feet. sow orget the idea. this water feeawill be pushed u the north and to the norm and west along the coastal areas and even in places like ocean oc city we could see maybe 10-15- foot waves tomorrow as the storm passes off to the north and east. i'll have eastmore on earl in a minutes. nu let's focus on our weather. at starting off with temperatures in the middle 70s. 7 75 at reagan nation
insurance. >> sean: tonight on our great american panel. editor at daily caller.com tucker carlson is here. daytime emmy nominated actress best known for her roles on all my children sydney pen here. kirsten.ers with is here. you do soap operas and you married and you have make-out scenes with good looking actors and i said doesn't your husband gets jealous? you said not even a little bit. >> i hope gets jealous a little bit. >> sean: wouldn't you get jealous tucker? >> are you kidding. >> sean: you were recently married? >> yeah, but i'm not an actor. for actresses it is different. >> sean: is it as technical as everyone says or is this technical baloney? >> have you ever felt attracted to a person were you kissing onset? >> absolutely not. how could that happen. >> you are a good actress. >> sean: we've really shifted the focus. harry reid is not to blame for 14% unemployment in nevada. here's what said. >> i think it would take a real stretch to think that i caused the problems with the economy. i tried to do a lot to stop the bush spending from going on we went from a 7 trillion dollar
. tucker and i are auctioning about this pete. we could set a record today. regardless, we'll get into the 90s. this will be day 66. the 66th day this year that we've had a temperature 90 degrees or above. the record is 67. we might just be just shy of the record at the end of the year. it doesn't look likely we'll have any more 90-degree days. >> our last chance. tucker and i hope let's get another one or two. let's get the record. we'll start with yesterday's high temperatures. yesterday was day 65 because the high temperature at reagan national was 93 degrees. at dulles, was this a tie for a record or was it a new record. >> new record at dulles airport. 9 # degrees. 89degrees was the high temperature in baltimore. all right. current temperatures around the region, can we get the prompter switched there? 7 # degrees now in d.c. # 8 in gaithersburg. 7 # in annapolis, quantico is at 69. fredericksburg, winchester at 68 degrees at this hour. here also look at the satellite- radar composite for the region. we are losing one frame here at the end but i assure you all the weather out
-day coming right up. tony, back to you at the desk. >> thank you, tucker. >>> our top story this morning, it's quite the scene in a d.c. neighborhood where tons of belonglings have been dumped out on the street. she's being kicked out of her home and desperate. matt acland joins us with the details. >> reporter: that truck was sent by thesiy to start removing -- was sent by city to start removing her items and councilman graham said hold on a second. and look at what just moved up. jk sterling and storage they are here to help her out. we've been providing this story all morning long. yesterday she was evicted from her house and sher collected all of these items and she said she does this to send the items back home to her family in venezuela. as far as you can see, there is just piles of different types of things. everything you could think of. she said that she's been doing this for quite sometime but she lost her job recently. she was a care giver and lost her job and couldn't pay the rent so she was evicted yesterday. we've been hearing from her this morning and we also had a chance to t
where tucker barnes and i put our heads together to we are your most preeing questions, weather- related or otherwise. thank you's question come from cameron arks fourth grade student at georgetown day school. cameron writes, i'm doing a project extreme weather. can you please plain what a tsunami was. good question. only now as i'm reading it on the air do i think cameron, we're doing your homework for you. >> i thought that right away. cameron is very smart. >> yes, she is. students can be among the most devastating weather-related events if you call it weather- related. it is not really weather- related. >> loosely. >> loosely. that we see on the planet. a tsunami is essentially a giant wave or series of waves that is made in an ocean or another very large body of water like the super big lake that is usually caused by an earthquake a landslide ache volcanic eruption or the impact of a meteor. >> really? >> yes. we're familiar -- we've gotten more familiar with tsunamis over the recent years after the large one we saw in asia and i think we have some file footage. but also because no
now. when we come back, tucker will have a look at the forecast and we'll have a look at traffic also. >>> the most popular music stars came together for the most popular video music awards. find out who won big. we just gave you a big hint. a >>> welcome back. >> a nice fall-like morning. >> temperatures in the 50s and 60s. got some fog moving in from the west. let's get right to and we'll give you the latest here. we have a dense fog advisory rough will you stretching from hagerstown down to central and northern sections of virginia. can you see the big cities of baltimore and washington. we are not under the dense fog sites. doesn't mean you won't see some closer to town. the worst of, it the visibility are lowest out to the west. going to take a couple of hour here to mix up the atmosphere. we need the sunshine to start to mix the atmosphere as winds aren't much of a help here. very still air here. we had about 2/3 of an un. of rain. here are the wind speeds. nothing happening out to the west. zero in fredericksburg, frederick. winchester, hagerstown. that helps contribute to th
. we have morning clouds becoming mostly sunny and nice this afternoon. 84degrees. sorry, tucker. what? tucker started talking to my during the weather cast. tomorrow and sunday are going to be fine days. lots of sunshine. highs will be in the low 80s. it will be great. monday, 79 degrees for your high. tuesday, still nice. 80degrees. looks like we'll be dry for the next several days. that make for a great opportunity to be outdoors an do stuff but we are down in terms of our rainfall amount. >> that little amount overnight probably didn't do much. >> no, it doesn't do much. speaking of rainfall, it is time to act weather guys, the most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes and i put our big heading to to answer your most pressing questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question is from gina in manassas. we have edited this question. most of what she wrote was praise for our show. i'm serious an how much she enjoys it. we took the high road. >> typically, you edit it by adding thing like that. >> here is her question. i was wondering what effect it the dry summer
advisory. winds could gust up to 45-50 miles per hour around the chesapeake bay. tucker, i understand you have new informations that just come in. >> back to hd radar, we have a county and warning issues for eastern st. mary's counting, including st. mary's city, lexington park. st. leonard creek and lusby until 9:45 this morning. so again a tornado warning just issued for southeastern calvert county and eastern st. mary's county until 9:45. we have severe thunderstorms pushing through and racing at about 50 miles per hour. we'll give you updates in just a minute. back to you at the desk. allison and gurvir. >> thanks so much, tuck. >>> and our team coverage continues. sarah simmons is live from closed roads in the area. >> reporter: we are at beach drive and connecticut avenue. and the rain has been coming down steadily throughout the morning. at some points it's heavier than others and it's kind of lifted by now but you can see where it is -- >> obviously the weather has been causing problems. sarah, are you still with us? i thought i heard her for a second. >> well our coverage does c
'll going to need more time for the segment. tucker has the answer to our weather questions. >>> a lot of sunshine in the forecast. this is an easy one. very comfortabledie in the forecast later this afternoon. as our high temperatures will top out -- just a few degree cooler than yesterday. currently 68 at reagan national. 68 in ocean city. 61 out at dulles. and 71 in fredericksberg and a cold front coming through at this hour. not more than a few clouds across the region. unfortunately no showers or rain or thunderstorm activity today. breezes out of the north and west gusting to about 25 miles per hour. so you'll notice the breeze this afternoon. it will feel fall-like, as the winds will be brisk at times. so it will feel cooler than yesterday. a lot of sunshine and 82. winds out of the north and west gusting to about 25. so look out for the breezes. more details on the forecast. generally a good one. we'll look at the hurricanes in a couple of minutes. that's right hurricanes. back to you tony and allison. >>> and our top story today, it is primary day in d.c. and in maryland and h
're not done with the rain yet. this rain is moving in from the south and will continue to do so. tucker and i feel the heaviest rainfall amounts will be during the course of the morning but straight through the morning. your forecast for today, flash flood watch and a flash flood warning actually now. flash flood warning in effect. rain heavy through the morning hours. possible thunderstorms and some could be severe. windy at times. winds gusting up to hor. high temperature today, 76 degrees. we'll have more on all of this. coming up in a little bit. >> okay. get that machine a mountain dew and a fan. >> he doesn't even like mountain dew. >> we'll get through it. >> julie wright is checking out the roadways. it is another half of the story. with the rain comes those sort of dangerous driving conditions. >> not sort of, honey. it is dangerous out there. not only are we dealing with the pooling of the water across the highways but in some areas, people are simply driving too fast. before everyone gets out on the roads, it is kind of like a free for all out there. it is very dangerous. i got sca
together for a show of unity. >> tucker, what is the latest in the weather. >> tucker, come over here. she asked you. >> does she have to do it again. >> yes, she has to do it again. we'll be right back. -9 >>> as far as the great events from the summer, we hope you've enjoyed some of them out another jiffy lube live. today is our last give away of the season. it is to see the band rush. you have to correctly answer the question on your screen. >> to enter, can you go to our website, myfoxdc.com. find the contest on our entertainment page and you can enter until 10:00 this morning. also, read all the contest rules there as well. you must be at least 18 years old. five winners will be elected by random drawing today. the prize of a pair of tickets is provided by live nation entertainment. >> in case you are wondering, the photo on the top was rush back in the day and then the bottom, modern day. >> tucker almost gave it away earlier. he is a big rush fan elsewhere i think i know but i don't know for sure. >> then it's good question. >> it is. wha
's go straight over to tucker. >> you put it well there, the calm before the storm. temperatures right now running in the 70s. 77 in washington. we had some 60s off to the north and west. frederick, 72. ocean city, 75 where they are getting ready for earl to pass off to the east here during the next couple of days. satellite-radar showing very quiet conditions. not much at all happening. we are just sort of waiting for earl to arrive from the south and east and a cold front from the south and west. eventually, we'll get that out of here. 93degrees your afternoon high. a little warmer than that yesterday. a few degrees cooler than yesterday with just a few clouds associated with earl late in the day. winds will be out of the south at five to 10 miles per hour. more on earl coming up. category four hurricane, i'll give you the latest in just a second. >> there are other big stories we're following this morning. authorities are surveying the discovery communications headquarters in downtown silver spring looking for any traces of explosives that a gunman may have left behind when he storm
morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. let's get straight over to tucker to find out about the weather situation. >> yes, very danny gonzalez russ conditions out there. we have this tornado warning. let's get right to it. hd radar will show you all the activity across the area. tornado warning for just a few more minutes here for south central anne arundel county, calvert county and eastern st. mary's county. that is east of the district. owings, dunkirk, long beach, calvert beach, st. leonard and tracy's landing all in the path of this line of thunderstorm activity. i will focus in and show new area. other than if you are not seeing tornadoes, along this line, we are seeing extremely intense thunderstorm activity, wind gusts over 40 miles per hour and heavy rain as well. the rain rates have been in excess of about two inches an hour so expect widespread flooding here. we are under a tornado warning east of the district into southern prince george's county for another few minutes. the rest of the area experiencing extremely heavy rain. can you see the rain falling across the area. rain totals al
they are off to a very cool start today. we're glad you could join us this morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is here too. he says it is not brrr but wow! >> it is wow this morning. >> the temperature are pretty nippy out there in a lot of spots. i think we're going to go to tucker or do you want me to do the weather? >> how should we do this. >> come on. >> okay. this makes me for a mighty uncomfortable feeling. >> let's get right to the maps. >> it was sunshine, cool temperatures, and this morning, i think this is the coldest we've seen in a while. >> it is. i will look up where this measures up and how far back we got to go but certainly one. the coolest days in the last 90 or so. 63degrees at reagan national. wash is one of the warmer spots. most of the area is in the 50s, even some upper 40s right now. pressure is up. we will have a nice day today. bright sunshine expected throughout the day today. it will be a little warmer than yesterday. yesterday, we were in the upper 70s and low 80s. winds will shift out of the south a little later this afternoon and we'll get warmer the next couple
any more hesitation, let's go over to tucker to find out what is happening with earl. it is huge, tuck. >> and it is getting bigger. let's go right back to it. category 2 hurricane. maximum winds, 105 miles per hour. the good news is the eye of the storm will stay just offshore during the next several hours. even though the beach communities from the vines right up to southern new england are going to take a beating, this could be a lot worse as this is a major storm. a lot of cloud cover across the washington area. when you head out this morning, there will be clouds. we'll go partly sunny this afternoon but you can see a lot of rain showers. bands of rain associated with earl starting to make their way inland not only in north carolina but in southern virginia and not too long here, even the maryland beaches will start to get in on the rain. let's look it the temperatures here in washington. we are now 78 degrees. with all the cloud cover, we are not cooling off overnight. 75 in fredericksburg. 72 in winchester. we'll start the day with clouds but end the day with some sunshine. slig
in for gurvir dhindsa. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get a check of our weather with tucker barnes. he has the latest for us. good morning, tucker. >> should be a fine-looking day but on the hot side with, once again, high temperatures back into the 90s. i know it is the first full day of fall but our temperatures will be back in the 90s. you can see the shower and thunderstorm activity well off the coast. still some leftover cloud cover and some fog across the area. it will be beautiful at least as far as sky conditions go but temperatures once again will soar into the 90s. 74degrees at reagan national. doing one of those nights where we don't cool off a lot. 67 at dulles. 67 in winchester. if you are thinking this weather is reminiscent of august, you are right and so is this high temperature. 91degrees, lots of sunshine. hot and humid out there this afternoon. more details on the weekend forecast. it will be cooler by saturday. i'll have those details in a minute. >>> neighbors in the close-knit lorton community are devastated. a fairfax county mom and two kids were killed in a hou
at the bottom of your screen. first, let's get a check of weather with tucker. >> nice cool start today. we have temperature in the others and low 60s. you happening in there. plenty of sunshine. highs later today back in the low 80s. let's get to it. we'll take a look at current conditions. we are talking about nice clear skies out there. you can see just a few clouds will be streaming through during the morning hours. generally a mostly sunny day. even more sunshine than during the day yesterday. winds will be lighter too as we get into the daytime hours. lots of 50s this morning. 54 in frederick. 54 in harrisonburg. 55 in owe someone city. 64 here in downtown washington. again, our afternoon high temperatures after a cool start, nice, warm afternoon, 83 degrees. couple of changes in the forecast as we get into tomorrow. i'll have details on that for you in just a couple of minutes. >>> more primary results and a folkous prince george's county where rushern baker has won democratic nomination for county executive. he beat out four chal engers including sheriff michael jackson. the race for gov
. >> tucker, thanks. >>> more on hurricane earl now after barreling through the caribbean, category four storm now threatening to sideswipe the east coast. or has it been downgraded to three? >> it's been three, but it is still a massive storm and there are concerns from here to the carolinas about how earl will effect labor day weekend. sarah simmons is joining us live with the latest. >> reporter: well some people have already had their vacation plans interrupted early. from what we know this morning, we know that folks on the north carolina island of ocracoke have been evacuated as well as hatteras island is also being evacuated. now we've learned within the hour. and hurricane earl is now a category three. it has been downgraded but make no mistake about it here, it can still do a lot of damage with winds packing up to 125 miles per hour right now. maryland emergency officials are meeting today about the impact it's expected to have on ocean city. the mayor there said they have about 200,000 people there now leading up to this big labor day weekend. city officials are also warning swimmers
decades of reform and counter reforms what have we really learned? i am tucker carlson and this is fox news reporting. according to the education department since 1980 we have spent more than a trillion federal dollars on public schools yet the u.s. still doesn't make the world's top ten for literacy. 2009 fox news reporting dove into the world of textbooks asking if you know what your children were really reading. this time we bring you a snapshot of american education tell you what's actually going on in schools like this one. tell you what is being tried what is being scrapped what the final grade is likely to be. america's ultimate natural resource is its children when it comes to education from the elementary level to college this nation finds itself at a turning point. >> we know the country's that out teach us today will out compete us tomorrow. >> we have the piece of paper per we are all being intimidated being put through hell. >> those who leave the plan to remain here to be held accountable for what happened. >> i had 1 oh 30 for my french book when i sold it i only got $40
so it's getting better. >>> one man who is very excited about all of that, tucker barnes is keeping an eye on our weather for today. hey, tucker. >> good morning. i've only seen one episode but i look forward to seeing more this season. high temperatures once again in the upper 70s to about 80 and that's after a cool start this morning. a lot of 40s on the map. particularly the north and west this morning. 48 in frederick. 54 in winchester. 54 in hagerstown. 60 here in downtown washington and a little warmer closer to the bay. patuxent naval air station 59 degrees. a lot of sunshine in the forecast and humidity will stay relatively low today as we continue to be under the influence of a big area of high pressure. there is your satellite radar. very quiet conditions. a few clouds out to the west, maybe a scattered shower or thunderstorm late in the day tomorrow but in front of that more nice weather, and just about 80 degrees. winds out of the north and east at 5 miles per hour. more details on the forecast. we are going to warm up and it will feel like summertime for the first day o
today in the low 70s and increasing clouds and showers in the last part of the day. >> thank you, tucker. >>> our top story in the news. the u. street funeral shooting. there is breaking news to report. this was the drive-by shooting yesterday following the funeral in the district that left one man dead and two others hurt. >> it happened in the middle of the u. street corridor and that's where sarah simmons is live having listened to a briefing from the police chief. >> reporter: good morning. we did just hear from the police chief and mayor fenty. they are confirming this morning they have made an arrest in this case. they said they made an arrest about 9:30 last night in the 1100 black of gerrard street. they say they have in custody 21-year-old brandon miller for the shooting that occurred yesterday outside of a funeral that had just taken place at 13th and u. street. at this point they are still on the lookout for one other suspect in this case. they're also in a lookout for another vehicle as well. they believe that they have that in their position right now that was used during th
is down there. we'll check in with him in a couple of minutes. >> first, we'll check in with tucker barnes. he has the latest on our summery forecast. >> you got it. hot and humid out there. our high temperature was 94 degrees. it felt good. >> it is fall! >> i know t won't feel like fall out there even though today is our first full day of fall. we'll have the possibility of record heat around here tomorrow. >> record? >> yes, something to look forward to. i'm kidding. let's take a look at what is going on. 73degrees at reagan national. 69 in fredericksburg. 71 at patuxent naval air station. showers and thunderstorms roll through parts of the overlast night. it brought some needed rain. that was the good news. it also brought a lot of lightning and some very gusty winds to parts of the area. that is offshore now and we're waking up with a little morning fog out there because of the overnight moisture. after some morning clouds an a little fog, i think it will be a mostly sunny afternoon. should be warm this morning and then hot this afternoon with highs once again topping out in the low 9
for ask the weather guys. tucker barnes and i put our big geeky weather heads touring to answer your most pressing weather questions, weather- related or otherwise. today's question comes from crisis teen. she writes, we are experiencing such beautiful weather here and i was wondering, is there anywhere in the country where snow has fallen yet or is it too early in the season? good question, christine. it is a little bit too early but we are getting close to the time when parts of the country will begin to see snow. do you have any idea what part of the country? >> mike maybe the parts like the mountains. >> i would say denverish area. >> seattle, maybe some of the mountains around there. >> all right. tucker barnes, fill these kind folks in on where we are likely to see snow first. we have not seen any measurable snow hit the ground yet. >> across the lower 48, yes. we will show you that, if you look in the northern rockies, this time of year, that is the place to go. mountains of northern rockies. we are up near yellowstone park in northwest wyoming noorks montana, idaho that, part of t
to fox 5 morning news on this thursday morning. let's get a look at that forecast for today. tucker barnes joins us with hopefully more good news. >> okay news. we've got more clouds than yesterday. not going to be picture perfect like it was. a little warmer than yesterday. a little more humid as well. we are going to have a gorgeous weekend with more details on that coming up. we'll talk about current conditions and we are in the 60s generally across the area here in town. humidity, 57%. wind are out of the east at six miles per hour. pressure is falling just a little bit. i mentioned cloud cover. can you see it streaming in here from the west. what this is is a warm front. it will be noticeably more humid. still not bad by summer standards but after the perfect weather we had around here the last couple of days, more clouds in the forecast. the rain should hold off until the nighttime hours particularly overnight into tomorrow morning. at least the daytime hours will be dry if you've got outdoor plans. we have a frontal system that will com
to tucker barnes. you are not feeling too cool out there? >> i love this weather. this is great for me. >> it is great. >> temperatures in the 50s, 60s outside the beltway. one of the coolest mornings i'm going to guess in 90 days. >> are you going to guess? >> it is a holiday. i'm going to do the research in a minute or two. i'm going to go late back. i bet it is late may or early june since we've been in the 50s or 60s across the region. >> sounds good. >> you think so? >> yep. >> we'll talk about temperatures and lots of sunshine in the forecast today with highs a little warmer than yesterday. yesterday, upper 70s, low 80s for afternoon highs. today, we'll be about five degrees warmer than that. 60 at dulles international. bwi marshall, 58 degrees. and there are low 50s not too far away. even some upper 40s out in the mountains of west virginia. very comfortable conditions and you know, you actually get under the blankets for a change. there you go. lots of quiet conditions. high pressure will remain firmly rooted across the washington area today. it will start to push offshore late
to do a very quick mention halfy belated birthday, tucker barnes. >> thank you. >> forgot to mention that earlier. right now, yes, things look great. if you are headed back from the beach, great time to go. no problems on route 50. if you are headed back, it is recommended that you start become before 11:00 to avoid any major snags. there is an accident on the american legion bridge. this is on the inner loop as you travel from virginia into montgomery county. it is to the left side of the roadway. because of that light volume, not causing a problem. the outer loop looks great. no problems from college park all the way around towards bethesda and crossing the bridge into virginia. everything running at speed. you will find your lands wade open. usually, we start to see things stack up from the beltway up past edsall road. you are wide into the 14th street bridge today. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> several virginia dmv offices will be open today. the state is continuing to try to clear that backlog of drivers license applications. thousands of people
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